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July 29, 2016

On August 4, 2016 at 5:30 pm, San Pablo Economic Development Corporation will host a free Employee Time Management workshop.  Law Office of Glicel Sumagaysay will discuss Employee Rights Regarding Time at Work, including meal breaks, rest breaks, overtime and leaves....

July 4, 2016

I'm grateful to have discussed the implications of El Cerrito's new minimum wage with El Cerrito employers to help keep them compliant and on the same page as their employees. 

El Cerrito is one of many cities that has imposed a higher minimum wage as well as other req...

May 26, 2016

On May 26, 2016, we participated in the Active 20-30 Club's Career Day at Franklin Middle School in Vallejo, California.  It was inspiring to see so many engaged middle school students, who had plans for their futures.  It was even more inspiring when students indicate...

March 9, 2016

 
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing recently issued a Guide on Transgender Employee Rights.  Among other things, it provides guidance regarding “gender expression” as a class protected from discrimination and harassment under California law (defi...

March 9, 2016


 


California employers must distribute certain information to their employees regarding sexual harassment[1].  Additionally, effective April 1, 2016, employers with five or more employees must have written procedures designed to prevent harassment, discrimination and...

March 8, 2016

 

March 8 was International Women's Day.  I am proud of, grateful for and celebrate those who have protected and continue to protect women’s rights and opportunities. 

 

Thank you to those who fought for women’s right to vote. It sounds ridiculous to me that women di...

February 6, 2016

The main differences between an employee and independent contractor, which make hirers want to classify employees as independent contractors, are the benefits afforded to employees, such as the right to minimum wage, overtime pay, meal and rest breaks, protection again...

January 12, 2016

You may want to hire individuals to help you start or expand your business.  You don’t have any employees, and you don’t want employees.  You want to hire or work with others only for certain projects. It is important to understand the legal ramifications for doing so....

December 23, 2015

 

 

The Barristers Committee is comprised of members of CELA in their first ten years of practice.  On January 21, 2016, a panel of Barristers will share their insights on being plaintiffs' employment attorneys at the committee's kickoff event. Law Office of Glicel Sum...

December 23, 2015

 

On January 13, 2016, Law Office of Glicel Sumagaysay will be on a panel for a program: Building Your Business with Subcontracting.  The Firm will discuss independent contractor issues for the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the National Association of Professional...

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